CE Module for Medical-Surgical Nursing Review & Resource Manual, 4th Ed.
NOTE: This course requires the purchase and study of the specific Review and Resource Manual as identified in the title of the course prior to enrolling in the online course. The manual may be purchased here.
NOTE: This course requires the purchase and study of the specific Review and Resource Manual as identified in the title of the course prior to enrolling in the online course. The manual may be purchased here. This course provides the certification exam contact hours for nurses who have purchased and studied the Medical-Surgical Nursing Review and Resource Manual, 4th Ed. Contact hours are available only for the most current edition in print.
Nursing Knowledge Center Certification Review and Resource Manuals are designed to help nurses pass the certification exams, to provide continuing education contact hours for recertification and to act as a general resource for that specialty. Each manual is based on the exam’s test content outline, making Nursing Knowledge Center Review and Resource Manuals uniquely positioned to help nurses prepare for the ANCC certification exams. Each Nursing Knowledge Center Review and Resource Manual offers contact hour credit for studying the manual and passing an online post-test. The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge in medical-surgical nursing practice and to assist nurses in successfully passing the ANCC Medical-Surgical Nursing certification exam.
Key Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:
- Pass the post-test with at least 75 percent of the answers correct.
- Select responses to test questions based on key principles, standards of practice and theoretical basis of nursing practice.
- Choose accepted therapeutic interventions in answering questions related to quality nursing practice.
- Utilize direct and indirect professional role responsibilities and applications regarding nursing practice in answering test questions.
Paula Harrison Gillman, MSN, RN-BC, CS, A/GNP-BC
Gillman has 31 years of patient care experience and more than 27 years in education. She is master’s-prepared as a medical-surgical clinical specialist and as an adult and gerontological nurse practitioner. She has presented numerous reviews to medical-surgical and gerontological nurses, gerontological nurse practitioners, and has developed and presented programs in gerontologic pharmacology. She holds four national certifications.
Jeanine M. Goodin, MSN, RN-BC, CNRN
Goodin has practiced nursing for more than 22 years. During her career, she has worked as a staff nurse on a neuroscience unit, as a neuroscience clinical nurse specialist, and also in neurocritical care. Goodin has served as faculty for 14 years in addition to practicing at the bedside. She has served as a clinical faculty in the fundamentals, medical-surgical and complex adult health courses. Goodin holds certification as a CNRN for 19 years and as a medical-surgical nurse for five years. She is completing a post-master’s certificate as a family nurse practitioner.
Molly Persby, MHSA, RN-BC
Persby has been certified as a medical-surgical registered nurse for 20 years. She has held numerous positions within the nursing field, and her current role allows her to provide hands-on clinical care and mentoring to staff while working in a leadership capacity.
Deborah Jane Schwytzer, DNP, RN-BC, CEN
Schwytzer has completed 35 years of clinical and academic nursing practice. Her areas of expertise include medical, surgical, critical care and emergency nursing practice. She completed her DNP in 2013 with a focus in nursing practice quality improvement and has served as content reviewer for numerous textbooks. Schwytzer has presented both podium and poster presentations in various areas of nursing practice.